PLATFORM: shall mean and include the platform provided by Poocho to its Researchers and Participants as the case may be, to conduct and participate in applicable surveys.
PLEASE NOTE: THE APP WILL ALLOW POOCHO TO COLLECT AND USE YOUR DEVICE’S PRECISE LOCATION INFORMATION. If Applicable, this includes GPS-based, Wi-Fi-based and cell tower-based location information.
1. What Information Do We Collect & From What Sources Do We Collect It?
(a) Required Registration Information Researchers must create an account in order to access the Platform.
(b) Project and Campaign Information To build a Campaign, Researchers must provide certain information for the creation of the Campaign components, including but not limited to a Campaign name, overview, specs for each Campaign part, and survey questions.
(c) Automatically Collected Information • Usage Information and Analytics. In addition to any information that you choose to submit to us, we and the third-party service providers, which include ad networks and analytics companies including Google Analytics, use a variety of technologies that automatically (or passively) collect certain information whenever you visit or interact with the Platform (“Usage Information”). This Usage Information includes the browser that you are using, the URL that referred you to the Platform, all of the areas within the Platform that you visit, and the time of day, among other information. In addition, we collect the IP address or other unique identifier (“Device Identifier”) from a User’s computer or other device used to access the Platform (a “Device”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to a Device used to access the Platform, and our computers identify a Device by its Device Identifier.
• Advertisements on Other Websites. We display advertisements for Poocho on other websites and services. When you click on a Poocho advertisement on these other websites and services, we receive information about the website or service that served the advertisement, and which advertisement you clicked. If you then interact with our Platform, we may combine the information about your activity with our advertisement with the information we subsequently collect and/or you subsequently submit on our Website.
• Email Receipt. If you receive an email from us, we may use certain analytics tools, such as clear GIFs to capture data such as when you open our message or click on any links or banners our email contains. This data allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our communications and marketing campaigns.We collect Usage Information using, from methods including but not limited to, cookies, beacons and embedded scripts (and subsequent technology and methods hereafter developed).
2. How Do We Use the Information Collected?
3. How and When Do We Disclose Your Information to Third Parties?
(a) Sharing Campaign Information We share information about Campaigns to potential Participants. (b) Sharing with Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf We may use third party vendors to perform certain services on our behalf, such as hosting the Platform, designing and/or operating the Platform’s features, tracking App or website analytics, and collecting mobile sensor data. We may provide these vendors with access to certain of your information to carry out the services they are performing for us. These third party vendors are not permitted to use your information other than for performing services for Poocho.
(c) Sharing for Administrative and Legal Reasons We may access, use, preserve, transfer and disclose your information or information provided by you, including disclosure to third parties: (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, subpoenas, summons, governmental requests or legal process if, in our good faith opinion, such is required or permitted by law, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; (ii) to protect and/or defend our agreements with our Users and our policies, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (iii) to protect the safety, rights, property or security of the Platform, Poocho or any third party; and/or (iv) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
(d) Sharing for Business Transfer We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all such Information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Platform or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our equity and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process.
(e) Sharing of User-Generated Content The Platform may permit Researchers to submit ideas, photographs, videos, writings, pictures, data, questions, comments, suggestions or other feedback in a forum available to the public; this information will become publicly available. Poocho is not responsible for the use or misuse of any such content.
(f) Sharing with Your Consent We may share your Information for any other purpose disclosed by us at the time you provide the information. For the information that you provide to Poocho, you represent and warrant that you have such person’s consent to provide the relevant Personal Information to us.
4. Your Legal Rights
In situations during which we process personal data on behalf of the Researcher, we may refer the request to the relevant Researcher and cooperate with their handling of the request, subject to any special contractual arrangement with that Researcher. In addition to the rights above, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. However, we encourage you to contact us first, and we will do our very best to resolve your concern.
5. Deactivating Your Account; Retention of Your Information by Poocho
6. Information Relating to Children
The Platform (particularly, the web applications for Participants) is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age (or in the EU, children under the age of 16 years of age), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 (or in the EU, under the age of 16 years of age) without the direct involvement of the minor’s parents or guardians. If we learn that we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 or Personal Data from a child in the EU under the age of 16 without parental or guardian consent or legally-valid consent or other legal basis, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information. If you believe that the information submitted by you might have any Personal Information from or about a child under 13 or Personal Data from a child in the EU under the age of 16, please contact us as provided in the “Contact Us” section below. The onus of the data uploaded on the Platform or relating to a campaign entry of children concerning this age group shall be on the Researcher and Poocho shall have no responsibility for the use of the said information.
7. How Information is Protected
8. Data Protection
The security of Personal Information is important to us, and we have implemented commercially acceptable means to protect the same. However, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure as stated above, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We have appropriate industry practices and security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the data including Personal Information that is under Poocho’s control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, for any data loss or theft due to unauthorized access to the relevant electronic devices through which the users avail the Platform, we shall not be held liable for any loss whatsoever incurred. In the event, our service providers and third parties distribute Personal Information outside the scope of our agreement with other such providers’ or third parties, Poocho cannot be held liable for the breach of confidentiality. Further, in case breach of security or actions including without limitation, computer hacking, unauthorized access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes etc., Poocho will not be held responsible for the same.
9. Compliance with Data Protection Regulations
11. Do Not Track
11. Do Not Track You should be aware that your browser may have settings for Do Not Track. Because there is no common understanding of how to interpret Do Not Track signals yet, Poocho does not honour Do Not Track signals from browsers.
12. Contact Us
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